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2019 – Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Action – 2nd place – Northern Pintail Flushing

2018 – Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Family Participation – 1st place – Young Lady Hunting Ducks

2017 – Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Family Participation – 1st place – Young Hunters

2017 – Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Action – 2nd place – Prairie Chickens Fighting

2015 – Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Action – 2nd place – Flushing Pheasant

2015 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – President Choice Award – Photography Category – Flushing Pheasant

2015 – National Wildlife Federation - Photo Contest Finalist – For photography that displays excellence in originality, composition and technical execution

2014 – Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Action – 1st place – Fighting Pheasants

2014 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – People’s Choice Award – Photography Category – Flushing Pheasant

2014 – Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Action – 2nd place – Northern Pintails and Mallards

2014 – South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks - Trophy Fish Award – For Smallmouth Bass

2011 – California Waterfowler’s Hall of Fame – Inducted – For significant/outstanding contributions for the enhancement of waterfowl populations/habitat, wildlife writings and photography in California.

2011 – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – Selected as one of Five Judges - For the Federal Duck Stamp Contest

2010 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Shooting Sports – 1st place – Sea Ducks over Decoys

2010 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Fauna – 2nd place – Mountain Lion with Kill in Snow

2010 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Big Game Hunting – 1st place – Success at Last

2010 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Natural History – 1st place – Lesser Prairie Chicken

2009 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Natural History – 1st place – Blizzard of Snows

2008 - National Shooting Sports Foundation – Good Shots, Great Stories Contest- 1st place – For black & white photography

2008 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Fauna – 1st place – Gray Wolf

2008 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Conservation – 1st place – American Black Ducks

2008 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Shooting Sports – 1st place – Goose Hunting in Patagonia

2007 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Natural History – 1st place – Rocky Mountain Bighorns

2006 – Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Small Game Hunting – 1st place – A Girl and Her Dog

2005 – Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Natural History – 1st place – Snowy Owl on Fence Post

2005 - Western Outdoor Writer Association - Apogee Award of Excellence - For Still Photography

2002 – Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Fauna – 1st place – Flamingo and Misty Sunrise

2001 – National Shooting Sports Foundation – Good Shots, Great Stories Contest - 1st place – For color photography

2000 – Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Scenic – 2nd place

1999 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Fauna – 2nd place

1999 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Natural History – 2nd place

1999 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – Photo Contest Outdoor Recreational Travel – 2nd place

1997 - Outdoor Writers Association of America – President Choice Award – Photography Category – Best of the Best

1987 – International Game Fish Association – World Record – For 2-pound line class – 5-pound 4-ounce Dolly Varden

1985 – International Game Fish Association – World Record – For 30-pound line class – 17-pound Pacific Jack Crevalle